TOM WARD - The eco-warrior’s dilemma: Solar power vs. stripped land

Here we go again. Another lesson for well-meaning citizens whose idealism gets ahead of reality. In this case, it’s the more strident environmentalists who feel there is a climate emergency unfolding... more

ARLENE VIOLET - Gun debaters, listen to each other

As 7,000 pairs of shoes were laid out on the grass of the U.S. Capitol as a symbol of the number of children killed by gun violence since the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, students... more

Letters to the Editor

Pawtucket’s waste decision critical to future

When I was inaugurated mayor in 2011, I took an oath pledging to represent all of the residents of Pawtucket and to do everything in my power to improve our great city. Fulfilling this pledge, I have... more

Well done, NP leaders – now cut taxes or improve services

Recently the Town of North Providence had reported a $2.2 million surplus for last fiscal year. I applaud the mayor, his administration, the tax collector’s office and the Town Council for their... more